2022:Submissions/Batch uploading to Wikimedia Commons with OpenRefine
- Language: English
- Status: Live
Do you want to upload many files to Wikimedia Commons? There is now a tool that can do that in a very powerful way: OpenRefine. In this session you will learn the basics of batch uploading files to Commons with OpenRefine.
OpenRefine is a powerful data cleaning tool that is already quite popular for batch editing Wikidata. With a Wikimedia grant, it has now also been extended to allow batch editing and uploading files on Wikimedia Commons, with a focus on structured data.
Learning Outcomes[edit source]
After this tutorial,
- participants will have a basic understanding of how OpenRefine works,
- participants can do batch uploads to Wikimedia Commons with OpenRefine themselves,
- participants will know where to find more documentation about using OpenRefine on Wikimedia Commons.
I am Sandra Fauconnier, Wikimedian since 2003, mainly active on Wikidata and Commons now. I am an art historian and work on GLAM-Wiki and software projects. I work with OpenRefine and WMSE.